National Affairs: Marching Orders

It is customary for a major Congressional bill to be prefaced by a patriotic statement of the reasons for its introduction, the ways in which the public welfare will presumably be benefited by its adop- tion. Last week a bill before the House for immediate payment of the Bonus bore the following preamble:

Whereas, the American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States and the Disabled American Veterans of the World War, in their national conventions assembled in 1935, unanimously adopted resolutions . . . and

Whereas, said organizations have united upon...

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